Tag Archives: Annabel Kaye

reputation management

Social media a danger zone for HR professionals

Career coaches are constantly exhorting candidates to take care of their cyber foot print, especially at entry-level. All recruiters and headhunters usually check out applicants online before meeting them. Line managers have been warned to pay attention when liking and sharing inappropriate content on LinkedIn. Many are unaware it all goes out to an individual’s…

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Lipstick jungle

The Lipstick Jungle: Get me out of here!

Is there really a lipstick jungle –  some would say so. For many women, organisations are not safe places. Not only are they more likely to be bullied by a man, but also by another woman. For many  the lipstick jungle is real and bullying leaves indelible scars, ultimately impacting their long-term view of their…

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role of the organisation in bullying

The Petticoat Polemic: The Role of the Organisation in Bullying

The role of the organisation in bullying This research project has been eye-opening in many ways. So many interesting and contentious points have been raised that it has taken me a while to synthesise them. What is the role of the organisation in bullying?  What do they do about this phenomenon? Answer – not a…

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mascara mafia

Mascara Mafia: To Debate Or Not?

This continues my series researching the bullying of women By women in the work place. See my 2 posts to date: Bitch or Bully: The Pink Elephant and The Lipstick Jungle: Female Saboteurs   The response I originally set out to benchmark a client’s experience. If I had any preconceived notions, they were centred around…

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The Lipstick Jungle: Female saboteurs

Bullying by Women in the Workplace – Part  The sabotaging of women BY women. As part of my series of bullying by women in the work place started in “Bitch or Bully: The Pink Elephant” Now we are looking at female saboteurs. Complex and confusing  I am exploring a number of complex and often confusingly…

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bitch or bully

Bitch or Bully: The Pink Elephant

Part I of 5 in my series on bullying by women in the work place.
Part 2: The Lipstick Jungle: Female Saboteurs Part 3: The Mascara Mafia Part 4: The Petticoat Polemic: the role of the organisation
Part 5: Whatever happened to Jane?

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The enslavement of Gen Y

The enslavement of Gen Y

                                          A new  form of slave labour resulting in the enslavement of Gen Y. We are all very aware of different forms of exploitation in the corporate world. I’m not even talking about sweat shops or fields in emerging markets, but something that exists  in businesses right in front of our eyes: on our high streets, in…

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